The Howard Lather Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Howard Lather and his wife Rozilla (née Terwilliger) Lather were enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with their son at 644 Clinton Ave, Albany, Albany Co., New York.  Frederick was the great granduncle of my Lather cousins.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Howard Lather Household (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Lather Household (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Howard Lather Household (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Lather Household (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Albany County, New York, population schedule, Colonie Town, enumeration district (ED) 63-145, sheet 6B, household 156, Howard Lather; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 13 May 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 02822.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Howard Lather Household.

The record states that:

    • The Lathers lived at 644 Clinton Ave, Albany, Albany Co., New York, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 156 in order of visitation, they rented their dwelling for $19 per month, they lived in the same place (meaning that they lived in Albany but not in the same house) on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Howard Lather was head of household, was a white male, 53 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 8 years of school, was born in New York, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 24 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a carpenter on his own account, worked 40 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and earned more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Rozilla Lather, the wife of Howard, provided the responses for the census, was a white female, 54 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 8 years of school, was born in New York, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, did not have a job or business, was doing housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Charles Lather was Howard’s son, was a white male, 4 years old, single, was attending school, had completed 1 year of high school, was born in New York, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, did not have a job or business, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

The occupation for Howard was “Carpenter on own account”.   His occupational code recorded in column F was 420-50-4 which is defined as:

Carpenters

Construction

Working on own account (OA)

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